Dr. Tiffany L. Gallagher

Faculty of Education




Dr. Tiffany L. Gallagher

Associate Professor (PhD)
Department of Teacher Education
Full Advisement Load: Contact for Availability for Graduate Advisement
http://www.ed.brocku.ca/~tgallagher

Dr. Tiffany L. Gallagher, is an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education. She teaches courses in educational psychology and assessment and evaluation. She has co-authored the texts Educational Psychology (3rd Canadian Ed.) and Classroom Assessment: Concepts and Applications (2nd Canadian Ed.). Professionally, Tiffany was an administrator and diagnostician in supplemental education for over a decade. Her current research interests include literacy assessment, reading and writing strategy instruction, the role of the special education teacher, teachers with learning disabilities and post-secondary education for persons with disabilities.

For more information, including education, professional experience and academic awards, please view Tiffany's Curriculum Vitae.

Courses Taught

EDUC 5P92: Introduction to Educational Research
EDUC 8D09: Principles and Practices for Professional Certification
EDUC 8P17/18/19: Classroom Dynamics for Concurrent Students
EDUC 8P30: Primary/Junior Language Arts
EDUC 8Y61: Classroom Dynamics: Teaching and Learning
EDUC 8Y63: Introduction to Assessment and Evaluation

 

Research Interests

Literacy Resources, Instruction, Assessment, and Evaluation; Professional Learning Supporting Teachers’ Instructional Practices; Inclusion and the Role of the Special Education Teacher; Tutoring; Teachers with Learning Disabilities; Post-secondary Education for Persons with Disabilities
 

 

Publications
Books

Airasian, P. W., Engemann, J. F. & Gallagher, T. L. (accepted). Classroom assessment: Concepts and applications – Second Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN TBD.

Santrock, J., Woloshyn, V. E., Gallagher, T. L., Di Petta, T., & Marini, Z. (2010). Educational psychology- Third Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN 978-0-07-012345-8.

Gallagher, T. L. (2009). Literacy tutoring program perspectives and understandings: Investigating the experiences of students with literacy difficulties, their volunteer tutors, and the tutors’ transition into the teaching profession. Saarbruecken, Germany: VDM Verlag Publishing House Ltd. ISBN 978-3-639-15848-9.

Airasian, P. W., Engemann, J. F. & Gallagher, T. L. (2007). Classroom assessment: Concepts and applications – First Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN 978-0-07-0959666-8.

Santrock, J., Woloshyn, V. E., Gallagher, T. L., Di Petta, T., & Marini, Z. (2007). Educational psychology- Second Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN 978-0-07-097409-8.

Santrock, J., Woloshyn, V. E., Gallagher, T. L., Di Petta, T., & Marini, Z., (2004). Educational psychology- First Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN 9-780070-909694. 

Book Chapters

Bennett, S. & Gallagher, T. L. (accepted). Inclusion, education and transition to employment: A work in progress. In D. Griffiths, B. Vyrostko, S. Bennett, M. Feldman, T. Gallagher, V. Marinos, F. Owen, D. Richards, D. Tarulli & S. Watson (Eds.) The Human Rights and Agenda for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. ISBN TBD

Woloshyn, V. E. & Gallagher, T. L. (2008). Explanation-mediated learning. In E. Anderman (Ed.), Psychology of classroom learning: An encyclopedia. Detroit, MI: MacMillan Reference. ISBN: 978-0-02-866167-4.

DiPetta, T., Woloshyn, V., Gallagher, T., DiBiase, A., Hyatt, M., Dworet, D., & Bennett, S. (2010). Lessons from the field: Recommendations for education leaders planning inclusive practices. (pp. 131-142). In Edmunds, A. & MacMillan, R. (Eds.). Leadership for Inclusion: A Practical Guide for Administrators. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: SENSE Publishers. ISBN: 978-94-6091-135-4.

Scholarly Refereed Journals

Gallagher, T. L., Griffin, S., Ciuffetelli-Parker, D., Kitchen, J., & Figg, C. (2011). Establishing and sustaining teacher educator professional development in a self-study community of practice: Pre-tenure teacher educators developing professionally. Teaching and Teacher Education. DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2011.02.003

Gallagher, T. L. & Grierson, A. (2011). Administrators’ lessons learned: considerations in establishing demonstration classrooms. In Education.

Gallagher, T. L., Woloshyn, V. E., & Elliott, E. (2009). Exploring the salient experiences of teacher candidates who were former volunteer tutors. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 17(2), 129-146.

Gallagher, T. L. (2009). Teacher candidates’ questions about classroom management in the context of an educational psychology course. Teaching Educational Psychology, 5(2), 50-60.

Grierson, A. & Gallagher, T.L. (2009). Seeing is believing: Creating a catalyst to teacher change through a demonstration classroom initiative. Professional Development in Education. 35(4), 567-584.

Fazio, X. & Gallagher, T. L. (2009). Supporting students’ writing in elementary science: Tools to facilitate revision of inquiry-based compositions. Electronic Journal of Literacy through Science, 8(1). 1-5. 

Fazio, X. & Gallagher, T. L. (2009). Identifying complexity characteristics that support learning in two teacher development collectives. Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education, 6(2), 1-19. 

Csoli, K, Bennett, S., & Gallagher, T.L. (2009). Ready or not, here they come: Inclusion of invisible disabilities in post-secondary education. Teaching and Learning. 5(1), 53-62.

Kitchen, J., Ciuffetelli-Parker, D., & Gallagher, T. L. (2008). Authentic Conversation as Faculty Development: Establishing a Self-Study Group in an Education College. Studying Teacher Education, 4(2), 157-171.

Woloshyn, V.E., Gallagher, T. L. & Grierson, A. (2008). Enhancing Teachers’ Understandings of Formal Reading Assessment: Does Participation in an Assessment Practicum Make a Difference? The Reading Professor, 30(2), 26-35.

Gallagher, T. L., DiGiorgio, C., Bennett, S., & Antle, K. (2008). Understanding disability and culture while enhancing advocacy. Teaching and Learning, 4(3), 30-36.

Grierson, A., Gallagher, T. L., & Woloshyn, V. E. (2007). Special educators’ experiences implementing a “scientifically-based” remedial reading program: All that glitters is not gold. Policy & Practice in Education, 13(1/2), 25-45.

Engemann, J. F. & Gallagher, T. L. (2006). The conundrum of classroom writing assessment. Brock Education: A Journal of General Inquiry, 16 (1), 33-44.

Engemann, A. J. & Gallagher, T. L. (2006). The genesis of a hybrid writing instruction approach through action research. The Ontario Action Researcher, 8(2), Retrieve from: www.nipissingu.ca/oar/PDFS/V823E.pdf

Attenborough, D. & Gallagher, T. L. (2005). The doctoral portfolio: Creating a link between acquired and applied knowledge. Brock Education – A Journal of General Inquiry, 14 (2), 35-45.

Levay-Gallagher, T. L., & Woloshyn, V. E. (1999). Comparing explicit multiple-spelling strategy instruction with traditional language arts instruction in eighth-grade students: A pilot study. Brock Education - A Journal of General Inquiry, 8(2), 36-46.s

Non-Refereed (Sampling Only)

Gallagher, T. L. & Engemann, J. F. (2010). Guidelines for Constructing Rubrics. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Gallagher, T. L. (2009). Case Commentary on “I Did my Best” a Case Study of a child with a central auditory processing disorder. In G. Porter and D. Smith (Eds.) Case studies in inclusive education. Inclusive Education Canada and Ontario College of Teachers.

Upton, S. & Gallagher, T. L. (2010). Instructor’s manual for educational psychology- Third Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Gallagher, T. L. & Engemann, J. F. (2010). Assessment bank for educational psychology-Third Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Gallagher, T. L. & Engemann, J. F. (2008). Assessment bank for psychology: Frontiers and applications. Second Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. 

Gallagher, T. L. & Engemann, J. F. (2007). Instructor’s manual for classroom assessment: concepts and applications - First Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Gallagher, T. L., Engemann, J. F., & Morawek, A. J. (2007). An assessment bank for classroom assessment: concepts and applications – First Canadian edition. Toronto, ON, Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Submitted for Publication

[Ciuffetelli Parker, D., Gallagher, T. L., & Griffin, S.] (under review). Multiple layers of leadership in professional learning communities: An essay review of, The handbook of leadership and professional learning communities by C. Mullen. Education Review.

Gallagher, T. L., Fazio, X. & Gunning, T. (under review). The varying readability in science-based text in elementary readers: Challenges for teachers. Journal of Literacy Research.

Csoli, K. & Gallagher, T. L. (under review). Success in teacher education: Perspectives of teacher candidates with learning disabilities and their faculty advisors. Exceptionality Education International.

Technical Reports

Gallagher, T. L. & Fazio, X. (Jan, 2010). Analyzing Readability in Elementary Science Texts. Technical Report for Nelson Education Limited.

Bennett, S. & Gallagher, T. L. (Fall, 2009). Special Education in Ontario: Classroom and Special Education Teachers' Challenges. Position Statement for Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) on Inclusion in Ontario.

Gallagher, T. L. & Grierson, A. (2007). Final Report for the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat: Evaluation of the Niagara Catholic District School Board’s Literacy and Numeracy Coaching Project (Tech. Rep. No. 2). St. Catharines, Ontario: Brock University, Faculty of Education.

Vanderlee, M. L., Grierson, A., Gallagher, T. L. & Mgombelo, J. (2006). Final report for the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat: Niagara Catholic District School Board’s demonstration classroom project. (Tech. Rep. No. 1). St. Catharines, Ontario: Brock University, Faculty of Education.

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Dr. Tiffany Gallagher
Faculty of Education

Brock University
St. Catharines, On.

WH 371
T 905 688 5550 x5114
E tiffany.gallagher@brocku.ca

Events

EETL conference
October 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:30pm